Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Peace in the world: trends in modern history and prospects for the future

2014-02-26

In the photo: Erik Melander, Peter Wallensteen and Håvard Hegre
In the photo: Erik Melander, Peter Wallensteen and Håvard Hegre

The Department of Peace and Conflict Research and the DPCR Alumni Association on 26 February 2014 brought together the most recent Dag Hammarskjöld Professors to talk about their views on the emerging trends in peace throughout the world.

In the well-attended alumni event, Professor Peter Wallensteen and Professor Håvard Hegre presented historic trends and predictions on conflict and peace in the world. Departure for the discussion were two articles by the professors, recently published in the Journal of Peace Research. The event was moderated by Professor Erik Melander. After interesting presentations and discussions the speakers mingled with the alumnis at the following reception.

The discussion was filmed and can be viewed online: part 1 and part 2